Category Archives: Sunday is Coming!

A brief reflection on the coming Sunday’s scripture reading written by the 2 Bald Pastors.

Sunday is coming! “Pray and Persist” Luke 18:1-8

“Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart.” (Luke 18:1) Unlike a lot of Jesus’ parables that are purposefully open-ended; Luke tells us the meaning of the story Jesus tells as … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “The 9 and the 1” Luke 17:11-19

“Get up and go on your way, your faith has made you well.” (Luke 17:19) At a first glance this appears to be a straight forward little story. Jesus heals ten lepers; one of them returns to praise God and … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “Seeing and Digging” Luke 17:1-10

“We are worthless slaves; we have done only what we ought to have done.” (Luke 17:10) The apostles (sent ones) have what appears to be a justifiable demand “increase our faith!” (Luke 17:5). Jesus shares what he excepts of them: … Continue reading

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Sunday is Coming! “The Great Reversal – the Rich Man & Lazarus” Luke 16:19-31

“There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered in sores.” (Luke 16:19-20) Jesus tells an apocalyptic story of … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “When the lost sheep isn’t you” Luke 15:1-10

“Rejoice with me. For I have found my sheep that was lost.” (Luke 15:6) Besides being one of the best Christian bands of the 20th/21st century (at least to my peculiar taste – listen to our interview) – Lost and … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “The Great Paradox” Luke 14:25-33

“Whoever does not carry the cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.” (Luke 14:27) The great paradox of Christian faith is that salvation comes from God alone through what Jesus does for us with nothing we can do to … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “Check your invite and the invitations” Luke 14:1, 7-14

“You will be blessed because they cannot repay you…” (Luke 14:14a) The Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) skips over Luke 14: 2-6 where Jesus heals a man with dropsy (general swelling in the limbs often caused by congenital heart failure) on … Continue reading

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